FRISCO, Texas — The Montana Thunderblades fell 4-2 to the Nebraska Selects Saturday afternoon.
The loss dropped the Thunderblades out of the U-16 USA Hockey National Championships at the Dr. Pepper StarCenter.
Nebraska advances to take on the Portland Jr. Winterhawks in Sunday’s semifinals. South Dakota will battle Delaware in the other semifinal.
The Thunderblakes, which includes Butte players Cade Insko, Carsten Quam and Carson Barry, finished the tournament at 0-3.